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Generics as builtin typeclasses

I love the debate around the generics proposal for Go 2. …

Saying true things is hard

We replicated 21 social science experiments in Science or Nature. We succeeded with 13. …

Query expansions in Stack Overflow Talent

Stack Overflow Talent aims to connect the right company with the right developer. …

Does TypeScript make for more performant JavaScript?

I have a theory that the use of TypeScript de facto makes for more performant JavaScript, by making the runtime’s “type prediction” more accurate. …

Having the courtesy to be wrong

One characteristic I see in accountable managers is having the courtesy to be wrong. …

Championship in practice (at Stack Overflow)

This is a follow-on to my introductory post on championship, please give that a read for background. …

Championship

Engineering and product managers often talk about “ownership” of features, when what we want is championship. …

A career decision influenced by Nassim Taleb

On the occasion of reading Nassim Taleb’s latest book, an anecdote about how he influenced a career decision of mine. …

Static file hosting with active content

The combination of Hugo & Netlify to host my blog has turned out to make easy things easy, and hard things possible. …

About

Hi, I’m Matt I am a founder, engineering manager and developer in NYC. …